Upcoming Classes and Events

with artist Addie Hirschten

Book Launch Party and Artist's Studio Open House

Saturday June 24th 2017Noon-2pm

Celebrate the book launch of "The Alchemy of Painting" at the home of the author, Addie Hirschten, in Indianapolis. 

Tour the artist's home studio, enjoy cucumber sandwiches and pick up a copy of the book for 15% off!

Eventbrite - Book Launch Party and Artist's Open House

August Flower Painting Party at the Hatch

Saturday August 26, 2017   1-4pm

Do you love creating artwork inspired by flowers? For this workshop painter Addie Hirschten will bring an abundant floral arrangement from her garden for you to paint or draw.

Eventbrite - August Flower Painting Party

October Flower Painting Party at the Hatch

Sunday October 22, 2017  1-4pm

Do you love creating artwork inspired by flowers? For this workshop painter Addie Hirschten will bring an abundant floral arrangement from her garden for you to paint or draw.

Eventbrite - October Flower Painting Party

 

Summer Classes at the Indianapolis Art Center:

Intuitive Painting
4 weeks, Tuesdays 6:30-9:30pm June 6-27th

Plein Air Painting
4 day Staycation, 9am-Noon, June 5-8th

Intermediate/Advanced Painting
3 weeks, 6:30-9;30pm, June 7, 14, 21 and 22nd


Class Supply Lists



Acrylic Painting

-Canvases (11" x 14" or larger)

-1 Pad of hot-pressed "Bristol" paper (11" x 14" or larger)

-Acrylic Brushes

-Pallet Knife

-Paper Pallet

-Acrylic Paints: red, blue, yellow, white, black and any other color that you love!  I like Winsor Newton brand but if you have another favorite that is fine. 


Oil Painting

-Canvases (11" x 14" or larger)

-Small Canvases (5" x 7" or so, sometimes you can get these in packs)

-Oil Brushes

-Pallet Knife

-Paper Pallet

-Oil Paints: cadmium yellow, lemon yellow, cadmium red, alizarin crimson, ultramarine blue, cerulean blue, viridian green, sap green, violet purple, titanium white(If you can't find these exact colors, that is okay.  Get something close to get you started.  I recommend starting with a nice large box set that has warm and cools of each color.  Most of the colors I purchase are Winsor Newton Brand.)

-Linseed Oil

-Gamsol Mineral Spirits or Turpenoid Natural

-"Pink Soap" or other brush cleaning product


Pastel Painting

-Pad of Pastel Paper

-Soft Pastel Stick Set